Racine, Quebec

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Racine
Municipality
Skyline of Racine
Location within Le Val-Saint-François RCM.
Location within Le Val-Saint-François RCM.
Racine is located in Southern Quebec
Racine
Racine
Location in southern Quebec.
Coordinates: 45°30′N 72°15′W / 45.500°N 72.250°W / 45.500; -72.250Coordinates: 45°30′N 72°15′W / 45.500°N 72.250°W / 45.500; -72.250[1]
Country  Canada
Province  Quebec
Region Estrie
RCM Le Val-Saint-François
Constituted February 15, 1995
Government[2]
 • Mayor Rene Pelletier
 • Federal riding Shefford
 • Prov. riding Richmond
Area[2][3]
 • Total 107.60 km2 (41.54 sq mi)
 • Land 105.85 km2 (40.87 sq mi)
Population (2011)[3]
 • Total 1,252
 • Density 11.8/km2 (31/sq mi)
 • Pop 2006-2011 Decrease 1.0%
 • Dwellings 663
Time zone EST (UTC−5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC−4)
Postal code(s) J0E 1Y0
Area code(s) 450 and 579
Highways Route 222
Route 243
Website www.municipalite.
racine.qc.ca

Racine is a municipality in Quebec, Canada. It is located in the Le Val-Saint-François Regional County Municipality, in the administrative region of Estrie. It is named after Antoine Racine, the first Bishop of Sherbrooke.

Demographics[edit]

Population[edit]

Historical Census Data - Racine, Quebec[4]
Year Pop. ±%
1991 978 —    
1996 1,036 +5.9%
Year Pop. ±%
2001 1,153 +11.3%
2006 1,265 +9.7%
Year Pop. ±%
2011 1,252 −1.0%

Language[edit]

Mother tongue (2011)[3]

Language Population Pct (%)
French only 1,195 95.2%
English only 30 2.4%
English and French 10 0.8%
Non-official languages 15 1.2%
French and non-official language 5 0.4%

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